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ABC
Jan 11, 2013 12:35am PST
. >>> hard knocks. the nfl superstar and family man whose suicide shocked the nation, and now an alarming discovery. is the game to blame? tonight junior seau's family speaks out for the first time. >>> they're here. the official oscar nominees. the young, the old, the shoo-ins, the surprises. who ended up in the snubbed >>> this is "nightline" with terry moran. >> hello, everyone. i'm terry moran. glad you're with us tonight. we're going to bring you the latest in the twisted tale of love turned deadly, centered around a young woman accused of stabbing, shooting and slashing her one-time boyfriend. as the gruesome details of this crime have been exposed in court, the bizarre turns just keep oncoming, including explosive testimony from the other man in her life. abc's ryan owens brings us the latest from phoenix, arizona. >> reporter: admitted killy jody arias has sobbed every day of trial, but prosecutors say tears shouldn't be enough to save her life. they say the petite, soft spoken 32-year-old deserves to die because alexander's death was so heinous. he was found butchered in
SFGTV
Jan 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
our nfl, join our 49ers, to join all of our sports crazy efforts and education efforts and all the things that we really reflect success in the san francisco bay area to join us in promoting this event and making sure that when we are ready to submit our bid to the nfl in may of next year that we will have created a community-based bay area wide effort to reflect on this wonderful opportunity. right now it is only an invitation but we will show this allows us to create the most collaborative efforts with segments of business education, bay area, the different mayors coming together, bringing us all together on this incredible opportunity. i have always thought that sports is an inspiration. i'm a big fan of 9ers, i know they will have an opportunity to win tonight. but it inspires us to think through what we can do together in collaboration. winning is certainly a great thing to have. but i think we win on many more fronts when we bring people together and focus on a larger goal, that winning means generations of kids win. our economy wins. what i think are things that we do well.
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 12:35am EST
her life. >>> hard knocks. the nfl superstar and family man whose suicide shocked the nation, and now an alarming discovery. is the game to blame? tonight junior seau's family speaks out for the first time. >>> they're here. the official oscar nominees. the young, the old, the shoo-ins, the surprises. the young, the old, the shoo-ins, the surprises. who ended up in the snubbed are you flo? yes. is this the thing you gave my husband? well, yeah, yes. the "name your price" tool. you tell us the price you want to pay, and we give you a range of options to choose from. careful, though -- that kind of power can go to your head. that explains a lot. yo, buddy! i got this. gimme one, gimme one, gimme one! the power of the "name your price" tool. only from progressive. >>> this is "nightline" with terry moran. >> hello, everyone. i'm terry moran. glad you're with us tonight. we're going to bring you the latest in the twisted tale of love turned deadly, centered around a young woman accused of stabbing, shooting and slashing her one-time boyfriend. as the gruesome details of this crime have be
SFGTV
Jan 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
show the nfl we are in this together that. is pretty much it. [applause] >> short and sweet. thank you, rich silverstein. listen, the ceo of the 9ers is here. obviously this is not happening if the 9ers are not building a state-of-the-art, brand-new facility. we are excited to see it. it is going up fast. will it be ready in time for super bowl 50. we hope we have the honor of hosting it. mr. york. [applause] >> it is a pleasure to be here and bid for super bowl 50. the last time there was a super bowl in northern california i wasn't quite 4 years old. you have super bowl in palo alto at stanford stadium that the 49ers happen to plan and happen to win. it would be nice to recreate that type of feeling where you bring the entire bay area together. not just for a game but potentially a super bowl parade on market street afterwards, that be nice? we have worked hard for a very long time to build a state-of-the-art stadium. that is not something easy to do. when you look at what this stadium will represent, will it represent the bay area, all of northern california from the sft ware dr
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
health says former nfl linebacker junior seau had a degenerative brain disease linked to multiple head traumas when he committed suicide last spring. seau is the latest professional football player to be linked to a disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or cte. the findings could mean more trouble for the nfl, which is facing lawsuits involving some 2,000 players, claiming the nfl deliberately hid the dangers of head trauma. >> cnn has now confirmed the death of nfl superstar junior seau. >> reporter: on the second day of may last year, junior seau texted his ex-wife and children, "i love you," pointed a gun at his chest, and pulled the trigger. friends and family were left devastated, searching for answers. >> i don't understand who would do this to my son, but i pray to god, please, take me! take me. leave my son! but it's too late! >> reporter: when they learned the 20-year nfl football veteran took his own life, the primary question became, why? close friend marcus wiley spoke to espn shortly after his death. >> we were there for you, man. like, we knew you was a super
SFGTV
Jan 7, 2013 10:30pm PST
just about anything in the world. i'm happy to go to work with the other owners, lobby the other nfl owners to make sure they see how great the bay area can be. it will be an unbelievable time, unbelievable event. we need everybody to make it work. so i will turn it over to daniel, because he's got a lot of work to do. >>> i called supervisor mark ferrell before the news came. i know he's been working hard on this. i asked if he would be willing to be our point person for the board of supervisors. he is excited and i'm happy to be working on this. >> thanks, daniel. to mayor lee as well. board president david chu, jed, mr. silverstein. thank you. how lucky are we? over the past few weeks we have seen america's cup, fleet week, giants home games, 49ers and countless other festivals. as we sit here a few hours from another great day of san francisco sports, with the 9ers hosting the seahawks, going to beat them. hosting the cardinals in st. louis and winning game four. today we can celebrate the bid for the next super bowl in san francisco and bay area. as has been mentioned the super
FOX
Jan 5, 2013 11:15pm EST
vote because he's the best player on the team. >> okay. >> and in the nfl. >> body of works, 16 weeks. 16 weeks. he didn't play 16 weeks. >> right. that's fine. >> he missed eight games. >> they were 3-6. >> didn't finish three others. >> they were 3-6. now they are division champs. >> correct. he won 10 games. but he didn't play in all 10 of those wins, is my point. >> it's not rookie of the year-- >> andrew luck has 11 wins. >> that's fine. >> russell wilson has 11 wins. >> look at his numbers. the numbers speak for themselves. look at rg-iii numbers. >> sound like a politician. >> look at andrew luck's numbers. rg-iii wins. >> no, he does not. >> easily. >> you say hands down, i say hands up. should be alfred morris. it's a quarterback-driven league. we get that. >> okay. >> this guy broke the redskins single-season rushing record. we're talking about for the team, the storied franchise that is the washington redskins. we can't discount that. >> let me ask you a question, who set record for rushing for nfl quarterback in the history of the league in one season? >> rg-iii. >> case c
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
junior seius time in the nfl directly contributed to husband suicide. that's coming up. >> 11 minutes past the hour. news is breaking at 11 past noon on the west coast. this is taft high school in california where there has been another school shooting today. at least two people shot at taft union high school in california's san joaquin valley. it happened this morning just before noon -- 9:00 this morning on the west coast. the incident happened at that time and students were evacuated to the football field. now we're waiting nor sheriff to give an update. kget reported at least three ambulances and a med-evac helicopter had been sent to the scene. the captain from the fire department told nbc news that one victim with minor injuries refused treatment, and we're waiting to hear more about the suspect. the sheriff promised some information. we're expecting to get it. i mention, this is in the san joaquin valley, 30 miles southwest of bakersfield. this comes a month after the one in new ton, connecticut, that claimed the lives of 20 children and six adults. again, this sheriff
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
>> tonight the brain of an nfl legend raises questions about football. seth doeane on what scientists found in junior seau's brain after he committed suicide. the front lines in the battle against the flu epidemic. >> our staff really have been pushed almost to the breaking point. >> michelle miller on who should go to the hospital and who shouldn't. major garrett reports on what the nra has to say about its meeting today with vice president biden. and a hurricane nearly blew them away. >> i was thinking about, you know, just closing up shop, taking my losses and moving on. but something told me to stay. >> pelley: but jersey had an answer for sandy captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. junior seau was one of the fiercest linebackers in the nfl. he had nearly 2,000 tackles on his way to 12 pro bowls and a super bowl. but retirement was even more punishing. saw au had emotional problems late in life that ended in suicide. and today researchers say that they found that seau who was only 43 years old was sufferin
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
nfl playoff game will take place in maryland s and thehe colt ravens. already, much of maryland is considered ravens country. we go live to fedex field with more on maryland's divided loyalty. those loyalties gradually change as we get to baltimore. even in ravens country, you will see a little bit of a burgundy and gold. so much so that politicians sure they show support for both teams. howard county is not taking sides. they are showing off their .oyalty for both teams burgundy for redskins, purple for ravens. >> a great weekend. homeve both teams coming thing forreat maryland. he is ang a fine line, admitted ravens fan. >> as think there is a healthy and it is kind of fun. a lot of people were saying that meetest thing would be to at the super bowl. a divided fan base. as a ravens fan, he is all right. i would like to say that we beat them every year. especially now that ray is out of here. they are not going to beat us every year anymore. a fan base with high hopes, now that both teams are in the playoffs. if you love them, if you love doou have got to the redskins. i like them
CNN
Jan 12, 2013 1:30pm PST
peterson, for example. he nearly set the nfl running record less than a year after tearing his acl ligament in his knee, and everyone has seen redskins' quarterback robert griffin iii, rg3, he also came back from a torn acl ask then went down again at the end of a playoff game. he just had an operation to fix his acl again and also his lcl ligament. dr. james andrews performed the operations on griffin and on peterson. i'll tell you, dr. andrews is far and away the star of his field. he's team dr. for the redskins, for the devil rays, football teams at auburn and university of alabama. they've done okay this season. he found time to author a new book called "any given monday." dr. andrews, a real honor to have you on the show. >> well, it's apply my pleasure to be here. >> sir, obviously you've been busy the last several days. i want to ask you a few questions about just football and sort of what you do in general. the nfl, as you know, has rolled out new sideline exams designed to keep athletes off the field if they have a concussion. i'm curious, when you think about that, is tha
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 1:00am EST
victim of terrorism, when you shot him in the head and then slash him. >> death of nfl great junior seau, doctors revealing their findings. >> junior seau who committed suicide suffered from chronic brain damage. >> severe brain damage. he suffered damage to his very brain cells itch the latest on the disappearance of victoria masony. >> 400 people in flame, boats and helicopters scouring the waters off the coast of venezuela for the better part of seven days. they have not found any sign of wreckage. >> the family has become convinced that they are still alive. now masony's eldest son is hinting to an italian paper that his father may have been kidnapped. >> all that and much more. but first, a top republican on the senate budget republican committee vowing not to allow jeff lieu to become treasury of secretary, accusing him of misrepresenting the impact on the budget, referring to a bitter 2011 senate hearing. >> you said in your interview sunday with candy crowley, our budget will get us over the next several years to the point where we can look the american people in the eye and
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
a big stage and we won. >> week 5 against atlanta the hit occurred around the nfl. griffin suffered a c concussion and left the gamed. itazed yes. unfazed? you better believe it.t. >> everybody knows i am a tough guy. i promised i would get up from hits like that and i did. >> the resilience iii got up and it was at fedex field the next week that h he turned in his signature play of 2012. >> it was all a blur. the tight end coach said he felt we run byim, it washat fast i don't know. >> everybody kept saying slide slide, slide, and then when we saw he had the ankle everybody was saying, keep goingkeep going! >> i tried to leaeave and they held me down. >> the nfl's brightest star it stole the show and a big owl but -- stole the show in the big apple the next week. two more losses followed and the redskins were veering off course. leave it to a 22-ar-old rookie to rally his team. >> it does not matr what it is, i will make sure that i continue to help my team win games. >> the redskins' return from the bye to face three nfc east opponents. all he did was turn in a triple play, first
NBC
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
really the year of the rookie quarterback in the nfl. and two of the top three face off at fedex field on sunday. it's just the second time ever the two rookie quarterbacks have gone head to head in a playoff game. robert griffin iii has helped resurrect the redskins. and russell wilson, no longer a secret in seattle. on sunday, wilson tied peyton manning's rookie record with his 26th touchdown pass of the season. wilson's 115 passer rating in december, the highest of any quarterback in the nfl. like his rookie counterpart, rg3, wilson can run as well. for the season, griffin is the nfl's third-ranked quarterback. while will sob is right behind him at number four. >> i definitely think we have very similar qualities. you know, i think he does a great job of throwing the football and running the football. you know, both strengths of our game. i think the biggest thing is, you know, i'm trying to focus on what i can do to help our football team win. that's my focus this whole entire week. >> i did get to meet him a couple of times and talk to him. you know, great guy. but, you know, like
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm EST
. >> you're welcome. >> greta: coming up, disturbing new information about the suicide of former nfl star junior seau. and in two minutes incredible discovery, an ipad with $13,000 stuffed inside. you have to see what the man who found the loot did with it. that's more incredible. that's two minutes away. [ alarm clock ringing ] [ female announcer ] if you have rheumatoid arthritis, can you start the day the way you want? can orencia help? could your "i want" become "i can"? talk to youdoctor. orencia reduces many ra symptoms like pain, morning stiffness and progression of joint damage. it's helped new ra patients and those not helped enough by other treatments. do not take orencia with another biologic medicine for ra due to an increased risk of serious infection. serious side effects can occur including fatal infections. cases of lymphoma and lung cancer have been reported. due to an increased risk of serious infection. tell your doctor if you are prone to or have any infection like an open sore or the flu or a history of copd, chronic lung disease. orencia may worsen your copd. [
Univision
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
emparrillado, osea el futbol americano y es que a solo dias para el incio del playoffs de la nfl, ray lewis de 37 aÑos quien tiene 17 temporadas atemorizan do a sus adversario como el li Íder indiscutible de los ravens de baltimore. ahora estÁ listo y ansioso de convertirse en un papÁ de tiempo completo. lewis anuncio Ó que pondrÁ fin a su brillante carrera en la nfl, despuÉs de que los ravens completen su participaciÓn en la postemporada de 2013. el linebacker no ha jugado desde el 14 de octubre debido a una lesion e intentarÁ regresar a la cancha este domingo para enfrentar a los colts de indianÁpolis en el que casi seguramente serÁ su Último juego en casa. un grande la nfl le dira adios al futbol americano. hasta aqui los deportes, buenas noches para todos. ..ultima pausa..pero en unos momentos...toda la informacion del entretenimiento....con fanny gutierrez. concluimos esta edicion de noticias con las notas del entretenimiento, enterese de que manera puede ayudar a una familia del area, donde ver lo ultimo en motocicletas y otras curiosidades... luego de cuatro meses b
Current
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
. talk to me about these concussions. that what can it is nfl do about it? >> very little. they find them receivers in a similar position as the tobacco industry, you're never going to make a cigarette safe. similarly, you'll never make the sport of playing football safe, whether you're talking about the pee wee league, high school, pop warner or the nfl. the case of junior, it puts an exclamation point on now what are several years of new medical data we now know about the cost of playing football. >> now i look at that and i begin to think i don't know that i want my son playing football. i know college is already too dangerous, nfl college way too dangerous. what do you think would you stop your son from playing pee wee or high school football? >> it's an interesting question. my father-in-law was drafted by the dallas cowboys and always had dreams that my son now four years old would play football. two years ago, it was a real debate. my wife has drawn the line in the last year and said no way no how. my wife is not alone actually. over the last year, 1 million less kids are play
Univision
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am EST
para el incio del playoffs de la nfl, ray lewis de 37 aÑos quien tiene 17 temporadas atemorizando a sus adversario como el lÍder indiscutible de los ravens de baltimore. ahora estÁ listo y ansioso de convertirse en un papÁ de tiempo completo. lewis anunciÓ que pondrÁ fin a su brillante carrera en la nfl, despuÉs de que los ravens completen su participaciÓn en la postemporada de 2013. el linebacker no ha jugado desde el 14 de octubre debido a una lesion e intentarÁ regresar a la cancha este domingo para enfrentar a los colts de indianÁpolis en el que casi seguramente serÁ su Último juego en casa. un grande la nfl le dira adios al futbol americano. en espaÑa los equipos real madrid y barcelona tienen noticias una buena y otra mala. buena y sorpresiva visita se dio ayer en el campamento del barcelona , resulta que el entrenador tito vilanova, dirigió el entrenamiento vespertino del equipo azulgrana, por primera vez tras ser operado el 20 de diciembre después de recaer de su cáncer. por la mañana, el técnico azulgrana se había limitado a ver los ejercicios que llevaron
CBS
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
evidence that has the attention of players, parents, and the nfl. seth doane has the seau report. >> reporter: junior seau was a star nfl linebacker for 20 years. last may, two years after retiring, he shot himself. this was his mother, louisa.sa >> but i pray to god, please take me! take me, leave my son! but it's too late, too late. >> reporter: seau's family donated his brain for analysis because they suspected his suicide was linked to head injuries suffered on the field. today's report identifies brain abnormalities consistent with what is known as chronicti traumatic encephalopathy, or cte, which is caused by repetitive trauma to the brain. dr. russell lonzer oversaw the study. >> individuals that have been found to have cte in the past, in some cases, have exhibited behaviors such as impulsivity, irritability, aggression, memory loss, and suicidal thoughts. >> reporter: seau is the fifth former nfl player to commit suicide who was later found to have cte. more than 4,000 players have filed suit against the nfl for brain-related injuries. the nfl has changed rules to discou
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 2:30am PST
of january. thanks, dylan. >>> to sports now. the nfl playoffs continue tomorrow. only eight teams remain in the hunt for the lombardi trophy. tomorrow, paiston manning and the broncos hosting the ravens in the early game followed by aaron rodgers leading the packers into san francisco. probably the best offense versus the best defense in the nfl. on sunday, it'll be rookie russell wilson and the seahawks traveling to atlanta to face the number one nfc seeded falcons who no one is afraid of. while the late game will have the texans trying to do the impossible, take down tom brady and the patriots in foxborough. >>> details have been released on junior seau's death. after examining his brain, the national institutes of health concluded seau suffered from degenerative brain disease cte when he fatally shot himself. cte is caused by mild, repetitive trauma to the brain. it's been associated with the symptoms ranging from mood swings to insomnia, depression, and even dementia. autopsies revealed similar brain damage to two former nfl players who committed suicide. >>> the nfl is curren
CW
Jan 10, 2013 10:00pm PST
of the nfl's fiercest . >>> seau with the interception. >> with 12 pro balls and super bowl he was one of the nfl's fiercest linebackers but retirement was more punishing. he committed suicide at age of 43 two years after he left the game. tonight we have a better idea of why that might have happened, the findings are a frightening hit for anyone who plays football. >> reporter: junior seau was a tar linebacker for years. he shot himself last year. this was his mother louisa. >> i pray to god, please, take me, take me. leave my son. but it's too late. it's too late. >> reporter: seau's family donated his brawn for analysis because they say his suicide was linked to head injuries suffered on the field. the report identifies brain abnormalities. >> in some cases they have exhibited behaviors such as impulsivity, irritability, aggression, memory loss and suicidal thoughts. >> reporter: seau is the fifth player to commit suicide who was later found to have cte. 4,000 players have filed suit against the nfl for brain related injuries. the nfl has changed the rules to discourage blows to
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 8:00pm PST
legacy institute lays out the next steps in taking on brain injuries in the nfl. good to have you with us, folks. thanks for watching. president obama says the country needs the take immediate action on gun violence. it looks like he'll get a comprehensive plan on his table next week. vice president joe biden held another round of meetings today on gun reform. today the meetings were with representatives of the video game industry. biden says the conversation was part of the administration's far-reaching approach. he says the country is looking for help from everyone. >> we know this is a complex problem. we know there is no single answer. and quite frankly, we don't even know whether some of the things people think impact on this actually impact on it or not. and so i want you to know you have not been, quote, singled out for help. >> over the past two weeks, the vice president's team has met with dozens of organizations and groups from around the country from a wide range of interests. the law enforcement community, the medical community, the child advocacy at risk youth groups have bee
SFGTV
Jan 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
nfl's announcement. we got that tuesday. now we can talk more. i want to acknowledge chris kelly, pat gallager, jim wonderman, we are expecting ron conway and mary murphy to join us. i also wanted to turn the microphone over to mayor lee to talk about why we are here. that is to unveil our logo, social media campaign. we will have rich silverstein, the head of this amazing ad agency working the past month to come to this point. we are going to hear from the ceo of the 49ers, jet york as well. supervisor mark ferrell, who will be our key liaison to the board of supervisors here in san francisco i want to acknowledge mayor reeve and williams weren't able to make it. we are committed to the effort and our theme of bringing the bowl to the bay. that will be important because we can't do this alone. we are excited to work with them as well. without furthered adieu i will ask mayor lee to come up and perform, talk about the first tweet and our social media campaign. >> great, thank you. thank you, daniel. [applause] >> thank you very much for your leadership on this as well. i knew tha
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
. >>> proof. we have it tonight that nfl superstar junior seau had brain damage. and it's the kind linked to blow after blow to the head. tonight, the abc news/espn exclusive. did his life in football lead to his suicide? >>> wild planet. tonight, the whales take their first step in escaping their prison of ice. and we'll tell you about the massive red wave tearing across the water. what did it do to the people on shore? >>> and, surprises and snubs. oscar nominations are in, but we'll tell you what has hollywood buzzing tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight, we are all anxious about every sneeze, every cough, every door handle as we confront an outbreak of flu coast to coast in this country. and it's not just the flu. another virus is on the move. i want to show you pictures that say everything. patients wearing masks. and also doctors wearing masks. abc's linsey davis spent the day at the hospital with the doctors on the front lines. >> reporter: all day long, dr. ron wall is rushing down the hall. a squirt of hand sanitizer, and he's off to battle for flu. >>
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 8:00pm PST
finally push the nfl to address head injuries. we're taking a look into the findings. >>> oscar nominations were released today. but how heavy will politics weigh with the academy? >> they stay here, they will be taken. probably not alive. >> david edelstein gives us the scoop. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. another group of parents received the terrifying news today when a shooting erupted at their children's school. at the exact time vice president joe biden was meeting with groups on solutions to gun violence a gunman opened fire at a high school in bakersfield, california about 120 miles northwest of los angeles. police say a 16-year-old shooter was armed with a shotgun. at least two people were shot, including one student who was in critical condition. there is usually an armed police officer at the school. but he was not there today. the gunman was stopped by a teacher and another adult, who talked him into giving up his weapon. the shooter is in police custody. the storm of gun violence in our schools across the country has opened up a p
CNBC
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm EST
confirmation hearings? >>> and we go out to san diego where the family of the late nfl star junior learned he had a brain disease when he committed suicide. did football kill him? >>> and back to hollywood, my favorite movie of the year "lincoln" gets the lion share of oscar nominations. this is a fabulous film about government dysfunction and how abe lincoln solved it then. can we learn something about it now? the "kudlow report" begins right now. >>> first up this evening, call it the d.c. gun show. all the major gun players meeting with vice president joe biden and attorney general eric holder. cnbc's own eamon javers joins us now with all the details. good evening, eamon. >> good evening, larry. well, even as the vice president was holding a meeting in the white house complex today about gun control. word came of a new school shooting today, this one in taft, california, and two people were wounded. meanwhile at the white house itself, the vice president said he's starting to see a bit of an emerging consensus coming together about what ought to be in the package of ideas he's
Comedy Central
Jan 9, 2013 10:30am PST
him do his own singing. [ laughter ] and my guest, chris kluwe, is an nfl punter and gay rights advocate. wow, pretty brave for an nfl player to admit he's a punter. [ laughter ] jimmy kimmel starts in his new 11:35 time slot tonight. but since he's my direct competition, i refuse to mention him. this is "the colbert report." captioning sponsored by comedy central ["the colbert report" theme music playing] [cheers and applause] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. welcome to the report. [crowd chanting see stephen] [cheers and applause] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. [cheers and applause] welcome to the report, folks. i have to thank you for that and i want to thank you for joining me in here, out there nation, we all know the economy's not in great shape. just today the dow dropped fifty five-- of whatever it is. [ laughter ] dow-lers. [ laughter ] so i was glad to hear that one of my investments skyrocketed in value today. >> forever is going to cost you more, and by forever i mean united states post office's forever stamp. come january 27, it goes up by one cent. [ laughter ] >
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 2:35am EST
sterd and every player will be tested at least once. >>> another big weekend of nfl playoff football is starting with conference title games at stake. it starts tomorrow afternoon with baltimore visiting denver. then the packers face san francisco. and on sunday, it's seattle at atlanta, followed by the texans taking on new england. a lot going on. >> who are the giants playing? >> doesn't really matter. the giants will be victorious. >> rub it in, willis. got two giants' fans right here. next year, next year. >>> here's your friday forecast. mountain snow in the cascades. heavy snow from salt lake city to jackson, wyoming. freezing rain in the twin cities and duluth. thunderstorms across the south. showers from knoxville to the eastern seaboard. >> forts in the northeast. 50s from the middle of the country. 30s from seattle to boise. >>> passengers taking off from australia were caught up in what looked like a hollywood movie, but this was actually all too real. >> that's right. a few minutes into a flight yesterday morning, passengers, get this, notice a huge snake danglin
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am EST
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Univision
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
vamos rapidamente con la previa del playoffs de la nfl. se viene la primer semana de playoffs de la nfl con partidos de pronostico reservados. para maÑana sa bado a las 4.30 de la tarde, los texanos reciben a los belgals de cincinnati, a las 8 de la noche los pacers reciben a los vikingos de minnesota. para el domingo a la una de la tarde en baltimore los ravens se enfrentarana los colts de indiannapolis y cierra a las 4.30 de la tarde en el fedexfield, los redskins de washington contra los seahaks de seattle. para finalizar quiero enviar un saludo muy especial a kenia guadalupe rivera que hoy cumple 15 aÑos de parte de su mama aca en virginia haydee rivera alvarez. asi es que feliz cumpleaÑos a kenia guadalupe rivera. hasta aqui los deportes, feliz fin de semana. pausamos y regresamos ..con mas ....ultima pausa..y en unos minutos..la informacion del entreten el fin de semana esta en puertas y tenemos varias opciones de entretenimiento, comenzamos con una tradicional celebracion de y los mas grandecitos que quieran conocer sobre programas gratis de educacion tambien hay y hoy me
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 2:30am PST
keep rolling. >> thanks, bill. appreciate that. let's talk a little sports here, news from the nfl that will ratchet up the controversy for mike shanahan's decision to let robert given iii play hurt last weekend. a source says rg3 will have reconstructive surgery this morning to repair tears in his lcl and possibly his acl. he is expected to be ready for the 2013 regular season opener. yesterday dr. james andrews who was on the sideline during the game, tried to shed light on the decision to keep rg3 in the game. speaking to the "washington post," he explained coach shanahan looks at me and is, like, is he okay? i give him the high sign as in he's running around, so i guess he's okay. but i didn't check him out until after the game. it was just a communication problem. heat of battle. i didn't get to tell him that i didn't get to examine the knee. mike shanahan would have never put him out there at risk just to win a game. earlier in the week, andrews contradicted shanahan saying he had been examined. more from the nfl, rex ryan's twin brother, rob ryan, he's been fired as defensive coo
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm EST
shrinks and hardens brain tissue. hard knocks a major part of the nfl. >> if you add up all the days of practice, training camp and games, that's a lot of hits. >> reporter: recently the league has come under fire. more than 4,000 former players and sued the league in a landmark class action lawsuit. they claim the nfl misled them for decades on the risks of brain injury. this is just no focus on the most important part of your body, which is your brain. >> reporter: the league insists it's made players safety a top priority. the family said they understand that violence is part of football and while the hits make the highlight reels. it's not worth it to not have a dad. >> reporter: the nfl said that the findings on the brain under score the need for more research on concussion related injuries. abc news washington. >> much more of the interview with the family just keep it right here for world news at 6:30. >>> we are working for you with all of the information that you need about brain injury specifically concussions. just head to abc 2news.com/concussion. we have everything from
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 5:30pm EST
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ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
endured in football. >> reporter: an nfl warrior, junior seau, who over a 20-year career made an estimated 1,850 bruising tackles, most of them head first. >> junior seau! >> he'd come home and just hit the blackout button in the bedroom and black out the room so he could just lay down. >> reporter: and today in medical documents obtained by abc news and espn, and confirmed in an exclusive interview seau's family, we learned for the first time that this monster of the middle, who killed himself last year, suffered severe brain damage from repeated blows to the head. >> we all love a good hit and a competitive game where they're battling, but at the end of the game, is it really worth it? >> reporter: seau's family donated his brain to science. the national institutes of health found evidence of shrunken and hardened brain cells like these, tell-tale signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. >> all concurred with the diagnosis of cte. >> reporter: it can be a lethal chain of events. chronic blows to the head, including concussions, can cause cte. the symptoms include dementia, mo
Univision
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
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FOX
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am EST
revolutionized not just this city, but the nfl as a whole. they have made big time changes. when you see success with the players, it translates to the coaching staff. as rg3 keeps improving on that knee, the system run by the shanahans, and specifically kyle, who is in his third season as offensive coordinator, teams are now starting, you're hearing his name mentioned with a lot of job openings. seven head coaches were fired already, so there is a lot of talk. will mike shanahan allow kyle to interview in kyle addressed the situation yesterday after practice. >> yeah, definitely. i mean, i think every coach in the nfl, i think that's all of our goals. everybody wants an opportunity to be a head coach. i really hope some day i get that opportunity, and very flattering to be mentioned for it now. i didn't know that until i read it, and it's not something i'm asking about or hearing it's ha say it's hard to understand how focused and in a small world we are right now as coaches. >> you saw the smile there. what that is, dad, mike, will not allow son, kyle, or jim haslet for that matter, interview
KOFY
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
here tonight on 7 news at 9:00. abc news exclusive on the death of the nfl junior say ou. family shares the reaction to the brain disease he had when he took his own life. >>> wake up call from the government. one of the most popular drug on the market. and the fda says the dosage is dangerously too high. >> gunfire breaks out on another school campus. frightening reminder of the newtown tragedy. even as new gun control measures are being gun control measures are being debated in washington >> today we learn football great junior suffered from degenerative brain disease associated with repeated blow to the head. we talked exclusively with the family about these findings and here's karen. >>reporter: the sudden suicide last year of former nfl star junior shocked sports fan and family scrambling for answers. >> we just wanted the truth. >>reporter: he was a legend on the grid iron. 12 time pro bowler who was known for crushing hits like this over nearly 20-year career. but it's the bruising blow that made his family and many others question what made him shoot himself in the chest.
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 1:40am PST
documented 50 football players stricken by cte, 35 nfl players, 6 high school players. >> chronic traumatic encephlopathy is not being seen in individuals without repetitive head injury. >> reporter: this revelation has summoned the nfl, questioning their own health. >> at times i do forget things, the sleepless nights you may have, you start to wonder are you down that path towards cte? >> reporter: the seau family noticed his change in personality in the last years of his life. from outgoing, hard charging family leader, to withdrawn loner who ended it all by shooting himself in the chest, leaving this three word on a text to his children and ex-wife. what did he say? >> just three words, i love you. >> that was the last we heard. >> reporter: none of his children play football anymore. and that's fine with their mother. >> i think it's a gamble. if you want to play the sport, know what you could be in for. >> it's not worth it for me to not have a dad. so to me, it's not worth it. >> reporter: the nfl says it will continue to finance research into cte and acknowledges it has mo
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 4:00pm PST
all star junior soo. they show how many damage the years in the nfl may have done. details on that next. man falls out of his boat and struggles to stay afloat in the choppy ocean all by himself until a newspaper pilot spots him. and then that is still ahead as fox reports live tonight. initiated. neural speeds increasing to 4g lte. brain upgrading to a quad-core processor. predictive intelligence with google now complete. introducing droid dna by htc. it's not an upgrade to your phone. it's an upgrade to yourself. >> shepard: the legendary nfl linebacker junior sue seau had a degenerative brain disease when he killed himself last year. head trauma, brain damage. that's according to the national instiewts of health which studied seau's brain. the kind of guy involved in every play. but all that action apparently took a toll. he reportedly suffered a number of concussions which led to mood swings, insomnia, forgetfulness and depression. last may he shot himself in his chest. a move many saw as an attempt to preserve his own brain so that scientists might one day help those with the
CW
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
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FOX
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
up with us. i'm lindsay murphy. >> the playoffs are under way in the nfl. we'll show who you has already advanced. >>> but we start with the redskins. five years ago today, redskins lost the nfc wild card game at seattle, 35-14. it was the final game for hall of fame coach joe gibbs. tomorrow, the hope for the redskins is that with seattle on their homefield, the outcome will be a whole lot different. the seattle seahawks have won five straight. the skins, seven straight. but those streaks mean nothing now that post season play is under way. following a 3-6 record at the bye, redskins had no other chance but to win out and guarantee their first playoff appearance since 2007. they d
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
is analyze the brain tissue of one of the nfl's all time great players. junior seau took his life last may and now doctors believe 20 years of taking hit after hit to his head likely led to a brain disease called cte. next hour, dr. gupta will be back and ask if it could have led to his suicide. excitement builds as brazil is preparing to host the 2014 soccer world cup, but you heard about this today. it's not just the sport fans getting ready. the city's prostitutes are preparing, but not in the way you may be thinking. details are next. ♪ constipated? yeah. mm. some laxatives like dulcolax can cause cramps. but phillips' caplets don't. they have magnesium. for effective relief of occasional constipation. thanks. [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. . >>> in brazil in the city north of sao paulo, excitement is already building for the biggest event of 2014. the soccer world cup. it's not just the sports fans getting ready. no, no, no. prostitutes are brushing up on english skills, taking classes to make communicating with their english-speaking johns a tad easie
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 6:00am EST
lynch. fore them to slow the ball more than they want to. nfl coaches like to pass. >> i thought the key to the game was that the key that scores more points would win. >> what did i tell you about stealing my notes? >> it is a scientific fact. >> back to you. >> it was your in-depth tweets that you will be sending. hash tag, my fox dc. >> we'll be watching. >>> kevin mccarthy is here to talk about this weekend's new releases plus the big films that will make their screen debut later this year, coming up.  >>> drama about kids trying to make it in the music business opens at the box office today along with the latest installment in a grim slasher franchise. >> how are you doing today? >> good. >> happy new year to you. >> happy new year. before a lot to lock forward to. >> lots of monthies opening up. >> i saw the worst movie of the year last night. i cannot get over how bad this film. was. it is called texas chain saw massacre 3-d. >> the 2003 remake with jessica beal, this is a direct sequel to the '74 class being. here is my biggest problem. tray songs is i
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm EST
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CBS
Jan 12, 2013 7:00am PST
security in and around candlestick park for this evenings nfl playoff game between the 49ers and green bay packers. ground crews put on the finishing touches yesterday. looking good. tonight more than 70,000 fans will fill their seats. in addition to the uniformed officers, police will have some officers in regular street attire and some wearing jerseys from either team. they'll be on the lookout for unruly behavior before and during the game and drunk drivers afterwards. the goal to make sure that everyone has a good time. >>> now, there are questions in the 49ers future home of santa clara and about whether or not a super bowl there could make money for the city. local officials are still putting together a bid to host the big game in either 2016 or 2017. but before that the nfl wants the city council to formally adopt a resolution of support for the game. the league also wants to lease the new stadium at a much cheaper rate than normal and that they are requiring some other financial confessions. >>> a hearing for the accused movie theater killer in colorado has ended without him en
FOX
Jan 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
was 35-14 and it was the final nfl game for head coach joe gibbs. the hope for the redskins was that with seattle on their home turf, the outcome will be different. the revved skins have not lost since november 4th. they have reeled off seven straight wins fueled by rookie running back alfred morris. the seahawks, they are hot, too, they have not suffered a lost since november 25th. they enter tomorrow's show down with a five-game running streak. players say, hey, we would choose being the hottest team, not necessarily the best. >> we have experienced it before and i have seen it happen year in and year out. that's the thing. whoever is the hottest, a lot of times,is the best team in the season we are hot right now but i that come to a screeching halt. momentum can be fleeting if we don't come out and play well and don't protect the ball. >> we want to be the hottest team. we want to be the team that's playing the best. there are teams that start best and end winning the division early, secure a playoff spot but, you know, if they have a week off or so. and especially in the last cou
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am EST
today, details about the brain of the late nfl great junio junio juniors say you. they say he had a degenerative brain disease. he was suffering from cte which leads to dementia, memory loss and depression and is associated with repeated head injuries. it's also been found in dozens of other nfl players. this comes as the nfl faces lawsuits by thousands of former players who say the league withheld the information about the harmful effects concussions can have on their health. >>> in other football news d.c. maier vincent grey said held consider changing the redskins name if the team moves back into the district. >> i think it has become a lightning rod and i would love to be able to sit down with the team and i'm happy to do that. sit down with the team and others concerned and see if a change can be made. obviously, our basketball team did that. >> some people say the name redskins offensive to native americans. the mayor and other city leaders have talked to the team about possibly bringing a new stadium where rfk is located now. >>> the skins are being blasted for the turf at th
KOFY
Jan 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
december. acres has since shut down his twitter account and reported the threats to nfl security to investigate. come up later on in sports, sports director larry biel look at how acres also fight to go keep his job with the team. >>> well as you know pretty chilly outside. another cold night in the bay area. spencer is here to let us know how cold it is going to get this evening. >> all right dan. look at live doppler 7 hd. cloud free sky and absence of clouds and daytime warming temperature plummet in case you need remin reminder. here's how cold it was this morning. low pressure drop to 26 in sonoma county airport. 27 at nap a.26 at fairfield. 27 at livermore effort. 28 at concord. really cold bay area stand arrested. well tonight another cold one. maybe not quite so cold but pretty cold. look for low of 29 and santa rosa overnight tonight. 29 at fairfield. 30 at livermore and napa low 30's in many other locations but this may the last night of the cold snap and then we can prepare for rain. accu-weather 7 day forecast coming up shortly. >> few days thanks spencer very much. >> l
KICU
Jan 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
welcome to this late sunday night edition of sports wrap. after today's nfl wild card game it was obvious there were two teams in the nfc west that are capable of going deep in the postseason. redskins quarterback robert griffin iii was trying to play through a knee injury in a cumbersome brace. griffin south royse. it was griffin to paulson for a touchdown. seattle was staring at a deficit. griffin had to observe a cheap shot after a pass that drew a penalty. griffin headed to the locker room. field goal got them on the goal. michael robinson with a swing pass. late in the third half, griffin throws for pierre garcon but he's well covered. earl thomas comes up with the pick that led to a seahawks field goal that made it 13-14 in the half. the seahawks were poised to take the lead. but lynch loses the ball when it's punched out by hill. neither team scored in the third quarter. seahawks broke through in the fourth. lynch gets free from the 27. who's out there trying to make a block in front of him. that's wilson. that's a pretty good demonstration of how fast the saoáe yacht -l q
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
conversation going facebook.com/carolcnn. >>> headaches, sleepless nights. bernie kosar former nfl quarterback has had them all after playing ball. now kosar says a new treatment has stopped his symptoms.  >>> as we got confirmation that junior seau did indeed suffer from the brain disease cte, another former nfl player who took multiple hits speaks with hope for his future. and we are talking about former browns quarterback bernie kosar. i hope the treatment he's getting really does work. >> yeah, so far it has given him great progress and i think that that's hope not only for bernie but for other players who might be suffering. bernie kosar, great player with the cleveland browns and a couple of other teams. 13 years in the nfl. suffered at least a dozen concussions that he knows of, and he used to keep a packet of smelling salts in his uniform in case he got dinged during a game. for the past decade he suffered from headaches and ringing in his ears, insomnia, slurred speech, but he said he's turned a corner thanks to groundbreaking medical treatment from tampa, florida,
FOX
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
or 2017. but the mercury news reports the nfl has given santa clara a new lists of demands. they include tax breaks and leasing the stadium and local venues at much lower rates than normal. santa clara leaders are meeting to discuss if the city can make any money. >>> green bay packers fans are starting to arrive in the bay area. it's hard to miss them. they are decked out in packers colors and have packed several hotels including the sheraton fisherman's wharf. >> loud and proud. you've got to represent. i love it. [ laughter ] not all cities i would probably feel that way. but they are good here. >> sports bars will run specials on game day and at the nfl shop at pier 39 hot item is san francisco answer to the cheese head. a $40, 49ers gold nugget head. tune to ktvu tomorrow for complete game day coverage. we begin our coverage with playoff play book at 4:00. and foxes pregame show at 4:30. kickoff just after 5:00. don't forget after the game you can join sports director mark eastbound these for the point after. >>> 4:37 is the time. hopefully sal during that show we're talking
CBS
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
when the 49ers beat the packers in green bay. still, it was your first nfl experience. how was it for you then? >> reporter: i was kind of mind- blowing. it was fun actually sit on the sideline and watch. i had never seen a nfl game before in my life so that was my first game. >> those guys are going to have insight you haven't even thought of. that's "49er preview" 7:00 right here on cbs 5 after the newscast. you're not going to want to miss it. >> more than just what's your favorite color? >> more than i feel it's going to be -- yeah. exactly. >> thank you, vern. >>> this move is usually reserved for a rodeo, not on a frozen pond. but because it couldn't get good footing, crews lassoed a deer trapped on the ice in colorado, poor guy. he was eventually pulled to safety. he was returned back to the woods. >> quite the rescue. >> yes indeed. >> it looks -- you're looking at that snow and i'm feeling like going outside. i mean, almost feels like it could be that cold. >> it is getting chilly tonight. we have freeze warnings around the bay area. i doubt we are going to have to rope a buc
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm EST
you, sue. >> sure. >>> the coaching carousel continues in the nfl. notre dame's head coach, could he be looking for a move to the pros? which could have him facing the redskins twice a year. scott smith will have the details. >>> the u.s. postal service had a problem on his hands. over more than 100 chickens were heading to somewhere else. the washington humane society stepped in to rescue them and helped them find a permanent home. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. with maximum strength scalpicin®. it's not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast, wherever you are. i dropped the itch. free yourself from embarrassing scalp itch. drop the itch with maximum strength scalpicin®. also available scalpicin® 2 in 1, itch relief plus dandruff control. . >>> i'm scott smith with the sports edge. robert griffin 3 doesn't like to wait. a division title in the year's proof of that and he's making sure to take a similar approach in his recovery from surgery. in a radio interview, the doctor who performed the operation said that griffin was already waiting on him th
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
owner she would out $1.7 million for one bluefin tuna. i wonder if he ate it. nfl playoff picture is set for next week. which teams advanced and why the pga tour opener can't get off the ground. the ugly side of a flash mob as a massive stampede shuts down a louisiana mall. >>> here's a look at some other stories making news. "early today" in america four. we begin with mayhem inside a baton rouge shopping mall. louisiana police broke up a fight between hundreds of teens. i want broke out after more than 200 kids arrived for a flash mob event there. authorities say at least ten people will be arrested on charges connected to that brawl. >>> officials in one vermont town are forcing a homeowner to clean out her pig sty. she was toward remove 30 pigs from her home after the town council heard enough squealing from neighbors faced with zoning violation fines there, she has agreed to put the pigs up for adoption. cuteys. in sports. nfl wild card weekend. russell wilson through a key block on the go ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and washington's robert griffin iii reinjured his ri
NBC
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am EST
the damaged one. >>> a son of former nfl junior seau is speaking out after his father was suffering from a degenerative brain disease. he's upset that he didn't have the awareness to help his father more and now it's too late. he suffered from cte. it's associated from repeated blows to the head. he shot and killed himself last may. he's one of three former nfl players found to have cte after committing suicide. >>> nhl players are beginning to vote on whether to approve a new collective bargaining agreement. the vote is electronic and will continue through saturday at 8:00 a.m. the board of governors unanimously approved the deal yesterday. if a majority of the 700 players eligible to vote approve the agreement, training camp will start this sunday with a shortened 48-game season set to start on the 19th. >>> a south carolina school board is deciding whether to fire a high school english teacher for going too far after he stomped on an american flag in front of his students. attorneys say the teacher was trying to spur discussion in class and wanted to use a symbol which students w
NBC
Jan 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
today former nfl star linebacker, junior seau, who committed suicide at the age of 43 last may had the same brain condition diagnosed in at least two former nfl players who also took their own lives. seau's family asked that his brain tissue be analyzed after his death. test results from the national institutes of health show he had a brain disease called cte, caused by repeated blows to the head. symptoms can include memory loss, aggression and depression. >>> now to a life or death struggle that has captured attention around the world. 11 whales trapped under the ice, running out of breathing room. and just as a rescue mission was ramping up, something unexpected took place. it's all happening way up in remote northern quebec. and nbc news chief environmental affairs correspondent anne thompson has our report. >> this is a scene of beauty and bewilderment. the ocean's top predators, killer whales, fighting to breathe in canada's hudson bay. this pod of orcas has become an internet and international sensation. watching whales that can grow to 8 tons, taking turns coming up for air in
NBC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
most familiar quarterbacks in the nfl. he definitely has improved from week one. >> aaron rodgers does a great job of disguising things and looking safeties and cornerbacks off. we just have to have our discipline and try to stay on top of those guys and make it as hard as we can for him. >>> over to college football. the guys on the farm could use a couple of tight ends. zach ertz has decided to forgo his final year of eligible and declare for the draft. ertz led the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns. he's a potential first-round pick. also, his teammate, lavigne is leaving school early to enter the nfl draft. best of luck to those guys. >>> over to the bcs national championship game. notre dame and alabama. first possession of the game. and he's gone. 20-yard t.d. run. 'bama, they outrushed notre dame. there goes lacy again. the big fella did it his way. basically, a blowout from start to finish. 34-yard touchdown right there, caps a 97-yard td. tide roll. the third championship in the last four years. >>> they're packing up. san francisco's famed science museum
CBS
Jan 11, 2013 4:00am PST
former nfl star junior seau says he's not surprised that his father suffered from a degenerative brain disease linked to repeated blows to the head. he killed himself last may, two years after he retired. yesterday the national institute of health said seau's brain had abnormalities consistent with the disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy or cte. >> individuals that have been found to have cte in the past in some cases have exhibited behaviors such as impulsivity, irritability aggression memory loss, and suicidal thoughts. >> seau is the fifth former nfl player to commit suicide who was later found to have cte. >>> in baseball a change in the drug testing griemtd between the managers and the players' association. beginning next season, players will be tested for human growth hormones throughout the regular season. last year players were tested for hgh during spring training. >> to the nba now. some last-minute heroics sunk the heat in miami. lebron james snapped his 54 streak of 24 games. fourth quarter, under a minute to go. a three-pointer to put the trail blazers ahead.
KOFY
Jan 4, 2013 12:00am PST
season. now he's heard enough on social media. he shut down twitter account and notified nfl security after receiving the death threat lit december. he said nobody more disappoint entered his season than he is. >> disappointing. i am disappoint entered myself nothing i condition do about it right now and can't go back in the past and try today to get better figure out why they are not going between the poles. find an antsy would have fixed it listening time ago. >>reporter: come up later in sports. larry his more on david acres struggle to keep his job for the play offs. >> crews installing light sculpture on the bay bridge overnight part of the bay lights project working until 5:00 a.m. to install the first of 25,000 led lights open the vertical cable on the western span. the web site says this is the world largely east light sculpture measuring 2 miles wide and 500 feet high i hope expired by the bridge 75th anniversary. project is finish the lights blaze in ever-changing patterns for 2 years. expected to be completed by march fifth. crew invited us for close up look at the
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 4:30am PST
the nfl and closed the twitter account. he says that no one is more disappointed in his season than he is. >> i am disappointed in myself and there is nothing i can do about it right now. cannot go to the past and try to get better and figure out what i can do. >> the 49ers have brought in another kicker who could replace him in the playoffs. >> the 49ers say there will be a limited number of tickets for the playoff game at candlestick. fans can buy tickets from other fans by the nfl ticket exchange. they will find out who they play after the first round playoff game. >> buss in san francisco are carrying messages of jihad but it is not what you think. it is a campaign to educate residents of real meaning of the word. >> my jihad is to stay fit despite my schedule. what is yours? that is part of the muni because ad. a group put 35 ads on buses in san francisco. >> the intention of the campaign is to educate our fellow americans about what the word "jihad" means. >> the executive director of the area office. >> a common misconception is it means armed struggle or holy war but that is
FOX
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
nfl players association may launch an investigation into the handling of rg3's injury. if they move forward, independent doctors will be brought in to see if the redskins followed recommendations of their medical staff and issue a report. the union has already called for the redskins to improve the conditions of the field at fedex. >>> to the coaching circus in the nfl now and the division rival eagles are going after notre dame head coach brian kelly. philly reportedly interviewed him tuesday. oregon coach chip kelly, no relation, turned down the eagles earlier this week. philadelphia isn't the only team interested in brian kelly. the chicago bears are also interested. >>> coming up the wizards are finally about to get their no. 1 back. john wall prepares for his season debut next.  >>> we may have nhl training camp by this sun. the board of governors rat -- sunday. the board of government ratified the agreement. now it's the players turn. it should be saturday at the latest and at that point, friends, we will officially have hockey. >>> the caps were tuning up at the
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00am EST
nfl star junior seau had cte, a con jenti ti jen -- >>> tim tebow will not be playing for his hometown jacksonville jaguars next season. the team's new general manager said he can't imagine a scenario in which tebow will be a jacksonville jaguar, even if he is released by the new york jets. >>> the nfl playoffs this weekend start saturday with baltimore playing in denver against peyton manning and the broncos and green bay will be at san francisco. on sunday, seattle visits the top-seeded atlanta falcons. houston will be at new england. >>> and in hawaii at the pga sony open, a tee shot on the par three 17th hole. his ball lands on top of another ball. that's a shot you don't see every day. >>> and now for another look at the weather. here's nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer. >> it's nice to be here. we are going to see a really nice weekend across the east coast. elsewhere, it is going to cool off quite a bit. we've got 13 degrees in billings, montana, where the snow continues to fall. that whole area stretching down into salt lake city. we could end up with another 6 to 10 inch
KRON
Jan 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
minnesota vikings tonight. the packers crushed the vikings 24-to-ten. aaron rodgers set a nfl playoff record by completing passes to ten different receivers. but the vikings played without starting quarterback christian ponder. who was held out with a right elbow injury. instead back up joe webb started in his place after not having thrown a single pass for the entire season. earlier in the day the nfl playoffs officially kicked off with the afc wild-card match up between the houston texans and the cincinnati bengals.
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
a former nfl player suddenly took his own life. now what studies on his brain are revealing about the death of junior seau. . >>> pap smears have always been recommended for women's health but a new study found they could be life saving. researchers say the pap smear that has been used to detect cancer can help find ovarian cancer as well. it's very hard to detect. sciencists say that more research is needed. >>> there is also a new option for breast cancer patients. a new surgery lets some women have a masectomy and reconstruction all in one. this eliminates the shock of a reduced breast size after operation. >> it's less traumatic. you wake up and you are still -- you still have breasts. >> the one step surgery using special imaging to help determine appropriate implant size and patient who have received it have been back to work in as early as six weeks. patients who opt for this surgery tend to have a faster recovery physically and emotionly. >> and now maryland's most accurate forecast. 50 degrees. humidity is low again. dew point down at 25, very dry air, another one of thos
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
restaurant owner she would out over a million dollars for the catch. >>> the nfl picture is set for next week. which teams have advanced? >>> plus the ugly side of flash mobs as a massive stampede shuts down a louisiana mall. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i am pink and i am a covergirl. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you turn an entrepreneur's dream... ♪ into a scooter that talks to the cloud? ♪ or turn 30-million artifacts... ♪ into a high-tech masterpiece? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. whatever your business challenge, i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in
ABC
Jan 4, 2013 1:05am PST
heard enough on social media. he shut down twitter account and notified nfl security after receiving the death threat lit december. he said nobody more disappoint entered his season than he is. >> disappointing. i am disappoint entered myself nothing i condition do about it right now and can't go back in the past and try today to get better figure out why they are not going between the poles. find an antsy would have fixed it listening time ago. >>reporter: come up later in sports. larry his more on david acres struggle to keep his job for the play offs. >> crews installing light sculpture on the bay bridge overnight part of the bay lights project working until 5:00 a.m. to install the first of 25,000 led lights open the vertical cable on the western span. the web site says this is the world largely east light sculpture measuring 2 miles wide and 500 feet high i hope expired by the bridge 75th anniversary. project is finish the lights blaze in ever-changing patterns for 2 years. expected to be completed by march fifth. crew invited us for close up look at the project and we'll be thr
KICU
Jan 11, 2013 7:00pm PST
. >> at the nfl store at pier 39 stormed in to stock up on gear. >> my family's die hard niners fans. >> his travel companion was going to vote for the packers. >> i have seen the light. >> it may take more than a head lock to convert these packers fans from sidney australia. >> we saw them in green bay in december. >> my dad's a 49ers fan. >> fans had nothing about praise for their peers. >> how have the fans been. >> awesome. the packers fans have been very friendly. >> these niners and packers fan, complete strangers brought together by tomorrow's game. >> the four towers have been outlined with red and gold lights with the towers will state lit every night -- stay lit until the playoffs are over. >>> ktvu chan twoel news is the place to be for niner -- channel two news is the place to be. the play book at 4 p.m., followed by the pre game show. mark returns with the point after once the game is over. ktvu has more 49er football coverage for you. look for the nfl tab at the top of the homepage. >>> one of the architects of the 49ers dynasty is a profinal list of the football hall o
FOX
Jan 4, 2013 4:25am EST
. take it all in. because nfl means not for long. >> reporter: rg iii was probably in junior high when pepper started growing out her fingernails. >> 11 years. >> she has painted them burgundy and gold every football season since even when the team had its critics. >> i love himmism just wash sometimes you get the front line. i need an offensive front line but i love him. >> reporter: not as much as she loves her little grandson. >> he like them. he said my grandmother has long nails. >> reporter: she made for a few games this year but this sunday, shall watch from a friend's house. >> how loud will it be? >> we 30 deep. we have neighbors that come and want to join in with us from blocks away. >> reporter: pepper works in it. for federal government. she can dial her phone. i don't i just dial with the knuckles. >> reporter: she seen crochets. >> i've been crocheting forever. >> reporter: is there any one thing that you can't do with these nails that you wish you could. >> fold socks. >> reporter: if she could fold socks, they would certainly be burgundy and gold. beth parker, fox 5 new
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
this season. now he's heard enough on social media. he shut down twitter account and notified nfl security after receiving the death threat lit december. he said nobody more disappoint entered his season than he is. >> disappointing. i am disappoint entered myself nothing i condition do about it right now and can't go back in the past and try today to get better figure out why they are not going between the poles. find an antsy would have fixed it listening time ago. >>reporter: come up later in sports. larry his more on david acres struggle to keep his job for the play offs. >> crews installing light sculpture on the bay bridge overnight part of the bay lights project working until 5:00 a.m. to install the first of 25,000 led lights open the vertical cable on the western span. the web site says this is the world largely east light sculpture measuring 2 miles wide and 500 feet high i hope expired by the bridge 75th anniversary. project is finish the lights blaze in ever-changing patterns for 2 years. expected to be completed by march fifth. crew invited us for close up look at the
NBC
Jan 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
. kids in bethesda asked what it was look to play in the nfl and huh he feels about the current team? >> i'm excited. i think it is great. it's been a long time. i think they got a very good opportunity. opportunity to play the way they have been playing. >> he told fans one of his favorite memories was his first game at rfk stadium with 55,000 cheering fans. >> fans around our area gearing up for the big game sunday. pictures from viewers. showing their burgundy and gold pride. check out more pictures at nbc washington.com. we invite you to send us your pictures of your team spirit to skins fans at nbc washington.com. or you can tweet us at nbc washington. use the hash tag, skins fans. >>> we are covering stom breome breaking news, in maryland, chopper 4 over a house fire off arundel expressway. one woman pulled from the house after 10. 30. . flown from the scene. her condition is not known at this moment. we will have more on this story tomorrow morning on news 4 today. >> coming up tonight -- we'll report on what an airline passenger did that made everybody get up and tie him up,
NBC
Jan 5, 2013 9:00am EST
. we're now just seven hours away from the kickoff of the nfl playoff season. good morning and welcome to news 4 today. i'm angie goff. >> and i'm richard jordan. it is saturday, january 5th, 2013. we have two games on nbc 4 today. then, of course, tomorrow the redskins, the game that people have been waiting years for. >> we are so fired up about this. the fans, everyone. i don't even think they care about what the weather is going to be like. >> let's find out anyway. let's go outside to meteorologist chuck bell. >> good morning to both of you. good morning, everybody. i think people care a whole lot. it's just hard to tell whether dry weather favors the home team or the visitor since they're coming from a rainy place. i say the dry weather favors the redskins tomorrow. dry and cold for sure. if you're headed out to the game, you'll definitely need something to keep you warm. outside for now, what a beautiful morning here in upper northwest washington. this is the view from our tower camera, which is about 503 feet above my head looking out to the west this morning. not a cloud just
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